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<IKEA Japan/Chiba> Marketing Communications Manager Fulltime

Chiba, Japan - Explore location Marketing & Communication Full Time

Job description

Why we will love you

• Broad knowledge of Digital Marketing including 1:1 marketing
• Deep knowledge of Marketing Communication strategy in Retail
• Deep knowledge of the Marketing creative and production process
• Broad knowledge of Marketing Technology
• Broad knowledge of media strategy
• Broad knowledge of Group strategies, priorities and business planning process
• Good knowledge of change management methods and tools as well as stakeholder management
• Broad knowledge of online customer behaviours
• Broad knowledge of operational plans and goals as well as follow up on KPIs

Minimum 3-5 years of experience in Marketing Communications and delivering results
Experience in planning, driving output and measuring performance (business and people)
Business level English, Native level Japanese
Resident in Japan

Preferred
Experience from retail, preferably home furnishing sector
Minimum 3 years of experience in leading and influencing co-workers and teams

Your responsibilities

• Act as a member of the Marketing Management team and proactively contribute to marketing plan/output in order to deliver to the common objectives and goals
• Responsible for leading the Marketing Communications Team and driving the totality of the Marketing Communications content to attract and activate customers and consumers, across all channels
• Responsible for Marketing Communication strategy, planning, creating, and coordinating the brand and commercial communication content part of the Business Plan
• Lead the integrated process for marketing communication development by proactively working with Communications team and Digital team, to secure one voice in the market, and maximize the business and consumer impact
• Responsible for briefing market content needs to hub (talking partner)
• Responsible for managing country communication agency relationships to meet country Marketing needs and improve impact of Marketing
• Responsible for understanding the performance of content and relevant metrics in cooperation with Insights
• Actively cooperate with all key stakeholders within commercial and beyond to secure integration, common focus and maximize impact
• Contribute to the integrated multichannel executions/output of the function in order to contribute to the business goals
• Be an active player in driving an open and sharing climate, be a role model of the IKEA values, and contribute to the transformation of IKEA
• Support all initiatives within and outside commercial included in the agreed communication plan (e.g. promote home solar)

Together as a team

To lead and coach the Marketing Communication Team to deliver creative marketing communication strategy and solutions that deliver business results aligned with brand identity and positioning.

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*As IKEA is a global company, time zones can affect the closing of application periods. Please apply at least 2 days before the deadline.
*Furthermore, it is possible a position's recruitment may close early if the contract has been filled. We advise that you submit an application as soon as you can.

【OPEN IKEA internal recruitment system】

All positions are open positions. You can challenge any position at IKEA Japan,such as head office functions(Service Office), all IKEA stores in Japan, and IKEA overseas through the internal open recruitment system. You can create your own career based on your own interests.

【Working at IKEA】

Everyone has a home at IKEA.The way of working at IKEA values work, family, and individuality.
You can read interviews with 9 co-workers of different ages, genders and nationalities.
https://youtu.be/A6MBRKNRlGw

【Employment Status】
- Full-time employee- 40 hours per week contract
- Indefinite employment with no contract period (probation period: 6 months after joining)
- Start date is the first day of every month (consult with us about your start date)
- Retirement age: 65 years old

【Benefits】
- Social insurance (mandatory): welfare pension, health insurance, and unemployment insurance
- Transportation expense stipend (up to 1,530 yen/day): Commuting by car is permitted (parking space provided)
- Paid Time Off: Paid vacation (granted after 6 months of employment), congratulations or condolence leave, maternity leave, nursing care leave, childcare leave, paternity leave, childcare leave for partners, personal injury leave, nursing leave, volunteer leave, family care leave
- Uniform rental (if required)
- Locker room and shower room available
- Employee discount system
- Employee cafeteria
- Christmas gift
- Life insurance, long-term medical care insurance
- Retirement allowance system (corporate defined contribution pension plan: 3 years or more of service)
- Employee smoking area
- Learning opportunities: Rosetta Stone (language learning), Linkedin learning
https://www.ikea.com/jp/ja/this-is-ikea/work-with-us/benefits-pub8c6da021

【How to apply】
We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to join our team.
This is a great opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment.

"At IKEA, we believe everyone has the right to be treated fairly and be given equal opportunities"
Diversity is a key to success; diversity comes in all shapes and sizes. Being ourselves, and contributing with our uniqueness, makes us all grow.
At Ingka Group, we welcome all dimensions of diversity. A diverse and inclusive workplace is good for our co-workers, for our customers and our business.
We strive to have a diverse and inclusive work environment where co-workers feel valued for their uniqueness, recognized for their diverse talents, and where they can be themselves.
IKEA Japan would like to explore together. If you have a passion for this position, please don’t hesitate to apply!
Let’s get closer to our vision of “creating a better everyday life for the many people” together!

https://www.ikea.com/jp/ja/this-is-ikea/work-with-us/diversity-and-inclusion-pub86a2cb59

If you are in need of support to apply, or to participate in an interview due to a disability, please contact us anytime at the following email: 029.recruiters.jp@ikea.com

Questions and support? Let's connect!

029.recruiters.jp@ikea.com